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Automotive Technology

Auto student working on vehicleThe Transportation Technologies program is designed to prepare individuals for jobs as technicians in the automotive or aerospace fields. (Each course is a year long divided into two semesters.)

*Students should choose three (3) or more year long courses offered in this program in order to complete a course sequence to be considered a concentrator
Note: These are the courses that are offered for the current school year. However, classes and locations are based on student enrollment and subject to cancellation if they do not meet minimum participation requirements.

Automotive Technology 1-2
This course is an introduction to automotive systems for the general public/consumers. Auto 1 will have an emphasis on general work safety. Following units focus on working with hand tools, electric equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic tools, and basic car maintenance and systems inspection. Auto 2 allows students to continue to explore automotive systems by using interactive computer training equipment that simulates real automotive systems along with work on real auto parts. This is a great course for anyone interested in knowing more about cars.

Prerequisite: None
Credit: 1
Grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Location: Dysart High School

Automotive Technology 3-4
This course is a continuation of the exploration of automotive systems for student who are interested in a career in the Automotive field. Students will perform standard inspections, maintenance and repair of: HVAC, Auto Transmission, Manual Transmissions, Engine, Steering and Suspension and Electrical systems. Students will train to use industry standard automotive service and test equipment such as ECU scan tools, computerized wheel alignment equipment and wheel mounting equipment, and advanced engine performance diagnostic equipment.

Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 1-2
Credit: 1
Grade: 10, 11, 12
Location: Dysart High School

Automotive Technology 5-6 Honors
This course is for students who want to work in the automotive industry as an Engineer, Technician, Parts and Service Management, or Business Management.  Students will prepare for taking the ASE national tests, entering advanced automotive training programs, and working in entry level automotive positions. Students will participate in authentic learning experiences in which they will provide a service to an organization or business.

Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 3-4
Credit: 1
Grade: 11, 12
Location: Dysart High School

Automotive Technology 7-8 Honors
This class is designed to provide Auto Tech 5-6 Honors students with additional classroom lab time for extended hands-on experiences. These real world, authentic activities reinforce workplace skills necessary to master this Career and Technical Education Program. Students will participate in authentic learning experiences in which they will provide a service to an organization or business.

Prerequisite: Automotive Technology 5-6 Honors
Credit: 1
Grade: 12
Location: Dysart High School

Automotive Technologies Internship
This one-semester course will allow CTE students who have completed the program sequence to experience on-the-job training in a career path. Requirements include three weeks of classroom instruction in job preparation and application and 80 hours per semester of on the job field work. Artifacts include a complete portfolio, two employer evaluations, two instructor field evaluations, a final, written summary and reflection. Students must provide their own transportation to the internship site.

Prerequisite: Application
Credit: .5 /Repeatable
Grade: 12
Location: Dysart High School



 
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